CRIME

Man Impersonates EFCC Officers, Defrauds Internet Fraudsters Of N38m

A man, Ladeji Kelvin Babatunde, who allegedly obtained over Thirty-eight Million Naira from suspected internet fraudsters in order to prevent their arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos zonal command of the commission.

Wilson Uwujaren, Spokesman for the EFCC, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

Uwujaren said Babatunde allegedly impersonated officers of the anti-graft agency and obtained the sum of money by false pretence from the suspected cybercriminals.

He said upon his arrest, a four-bedroom uncompleted apartment located at Ikola Road, Alagbado, Lagos, which was developed with the proceeds of the perpetrated fraud, was recovered from him.

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